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78 - 69 Final - OT
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Western Kentucky defeats Fla. Atlantic 78-69 in OT

Feb 26, 2010 - 2:57 AM BOCA RATON, Fla.(AP) -- Jeremy Evans had 19 points and 17 rebounds to lead Western Kentucky to a 78-69 overtime victory over Florida Atlantic on Thursday night.

A.J. Slaughter scored 19 points and Sergio Kerusch added 11 points and 12 rebounds as the Hilltoppers (18-12, 11-6 Sun Belt Conference) extended their winning streak to five games.

Slaughter, who had scored at least 20 points in four consecutive games, scored seven points in overtime. His 3-pointer gave Western Kentucky a 68-63 lead with 3:06 left and he followed with a jumper for a 72-65 lead with 1:20 to play.

Florida Atlantic (14-14, 10-7) was held to eight free throws in the extra period, missing five shots from the floor.

Steffphon Pettigrew scored 16 for Western Kentucky, which outrebounded Florida Atlantic 44-23.

Greg Gantt scored 19, Brett Royster added 16 and 10 rebounds, and Raymond Taylor added 14 points for the Owls.








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    FLA ATLANTIC 69 FINAL IN 1ST OT

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    WKU 61
    FLA ATLANTIC 61 END OF 2ND HALF GOING INTO OVERTIME

    Feb 25 8:56 PM
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    WKU 61, Florida Atlantic 61  End of Reg.Feb 25 8:56 PM
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    WKU 61, Florida Atlantic 61  2nd - 0:04Feb 25 8:52 PM
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    WKU 61, Florida Atlantic 56  2nd - 1:38Feb 25 8:44 PM


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    FLA ATLANTIC 24 HALFTIME

    Feb 25 7:55 PM